Teri Yaad was the first ever feature film produced and released after partition in Pakistan on 7th August 1948 on Eid day. It premiered at the Parbhat Theatre in Lahore. The film starred Asha Posley and Nasir Khan, younger brother of Dilip Kumar.
Nasir Khan made his acting debut in 1945 in film Mazdoor. After partition he shifted to Lahore and starred in the first ever Pakistani film Teri Yaad in 1948. He acted in another Pakistani film, Shahida in 1949. However, both the films failed to do well and therefore Nasir returned to India in 1951. He resumed his acting career in Bombay.
Newspaper advert of the first Pakistani film TERI YAAD
Teri Yaad stayed on the celluloid screens in Lahore, Quetta & Dhaka for a significant time. It was produced by Dewan Sardari Lal and was directed by Daud Chand.
Dewan Sardari Lal is the grandfather of famous Bollywood director Dharmesh Darshan, who directed many hit films including Amir Khan’s Raja Hindustani. Sardari Lal moved to Bombay in the early 50s. While director Daud Chand has many films such as Saperan, Hatim, Sassi, Mirza Saheban and others to his credits.
The Dop of the film was Raza Mir, father of veteran actor Asif Raza Mir and grandfather of Ahad Raza Mir.
Gulistan screens ZERQA